Royal Cayman Islands Police said a man carrying what appeared to be a firearm entered KFC on Shedden Road, George Town around 8.20pm Thursday and tried to rob the place.
According to witnesses in the store, he pointed the gun at staff and demanded cash from the register. Officers said staff explained to the suspect that they did not have the key to open the till, at which point the man ran away.
No property was reported stolen, no shots were fired and no one was injured in the incident.
The suspect is described as a male 5’6″ tall, slim build, about 30-35 years old with a dark complexion and short shaven hair. He was wearing black pants and a black shirt. His face was covered by a dark coloured bandanna.
Anyone with information about this crime should contact George Town CID on 949-4222 or Crime Stoppers 800-8477.